Throughout living memory in many parts of the Western world, sending out birth announcements en masse to indicate the arrival and vital statistics of a newborn baby has been considered a terrific way to inform friends and family of this wonderful event. However, the traditional type of birth announcements that require fancy stationery, postage, and hours of time to compose and send out can be trying on new, sleep deprived parents to say the least. That said, with the advent of the internet, birth announcements are now easier and cheaper to send to family and friends both across the country and around the world! Online birth announcements combine the exciting information about a new baby with the low cost convenience and handy delivery options of the internet. This is a great way to send out birth announcements to certain friends, extended family, and acquaintances. The information goes out to the people who want it, postage is saved, and there is no worry about such a thing getting lost in the mail. And of course, you can easily send birth announcements with the click of a button to everyone in your email contact list, unlike the hours of time many new parents did and still often do put in when it comes to addressing envelopes, et cetera. Close friends, grandparents, et cetera might like to have physical birth announcements as a keepsake of the event. For these people who would prefer the old fashioned birth announcements, you can either print them online or go to a craft store for a kit that allows you to create a smaller number of traditional birth announcements for a low price. However, most other people are not going to treasure a traditional birth announcement in quite the same way, and will be quite happy to simply have the information via these super easy and convenient online birth announcements. Look into them, and see what you think!